Web Design

Small Biz Owners Prefer Websites To Social Media, But Are Ignoring Mobile

Filed in Statistics, Web Design, Web Site Content by Matt McGee on October 15, 2013 1 Comment
Small Biz Owners Prefer Websites To Social Media, But Are Ignoring Mobile

There’s been a lot of talk in the last year or two about small businesses increasingly preferring to use social media, sometimes rather than even having a website. But a recent Verisign-sponsored survey (PDF download) pours some cold water on that idea, and shows that the vast majority of SMBs are still relying on a [...]

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Are Small Business Websites Really This Bad?

Are Small Business Websites Really This Bad?

I know there are some really bad small business websites out there, but some fresh numbers paint an alarming picture. The stats come from “SMB DigitalScape,” a data tool that’s being jointly promoted by BIA/Kelsey and vSplash, the company that created the tool. The numbers were distributed Monday in conjunction with the beginning of BIA/Kelsey’s [...]

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Why I Am Comfortable with Web Site Clinics

Filed in Conferences/Educ., SEO, Web Design by Matt McGee on March 8, 2009 6 Comments
Why I Am Comfortable with Web Site Clinics

Kim Krause Berg got me thinking last week when she wrote Why I’m Not Comfortable with Web Site Clinics, an article that questions the value of those site review sessions you see at almost every search marketing/design conference. At the risk of paraphrasing, Kim’s argument — which I generally agree with — is that the [...]

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WMW Members Share E-Commerce Tips

Filed in Web Design, Web Site Content by Matt McGee on June 11, 2007 3 Comments
WMW Members Share E-Commerce Tips

Top 100 E-Commerce Tips WebmasterWorld members are sharing their own e-commerce tips and the group is off to a pretty good start so far. If the quality stays high, there’ll be lots of good stuff in there for the small biz retailer.

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Friday Night Link-o-rama

Friday Night Link-o-rama

“We all want to be big, big stars … but we got different reasons for that” Let’s start with a couple from one of my favorite topics: Local Search. First, Greg Sterling has an interesting write-up about an interesting search tool called “Palore” that can add a lot of valuable information to local search business [...]

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SBS Roundup: Small Business Web Design

Filed in Web Design by Matt McGee on May 9, 2007 0 Comments
SBS Roundup: Small Business Web Design

Here’s another themed roundup of previous posts here on SBS that I hope will be beneficial to the growing new readership, and even to long-time readers who may have forgotten about some of these from the archives. Today’s theme is Small Business Web Design. These are ordered from newest to oldest. SES Chicago 06: Flash [...]

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